Writing awards and competitions 2016

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Writing awards and competitions 2016

Stories must be previously unpublished fiction. Stories must be written in English. Stories are to be between and words in length which will enable submission to the Caine Prize.

writing awards and competitions 2016

Only one story per author is to be considered in any one year. The story must fall within the bounds of the brief provided on shortsharpstories.

Further cash prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the judges. Selected writer s will be invited to read at, and to participate in events at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown in Transport and accommodation will be paid for winning writer sprovided they are resident in South Africa.

Copyright of stories will remain with the writers, although writers may be requested to publish in partnering online and print media. An independent panel of judges will choose the winning stories from the shortlist of 20 stories.

While under consideration stories are not to be submitted elsewhere. Each entry must be accompanied with a signed entry form. Entries may not be submitted under pseudonyms.

Closing date for submission of stories is 30 November Shortlisted writers will be notified by email. Authors whose stories are selected will be expected to submit a good quality head-and-shoulders photograph suitable for publication in the book.

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Note that stories will be edited in order to ensure a publication of the highest standard. Send an email to enter shortsharpstories. Stories are preferably to be set in 11 point, Times Roman, at 1. Entries should be sent as a file attachment in one of the following file formats:Don’t be taken in by scammy contests: there are legitimate competitions for your prose and poetry.

writing awards and competitions 2016

Here are some free writing contests to get started. Work with children and signed up to one of our programmes? Email us if you're having trouble logging in. Get in touch. In a world where J.K. Rowling’s manuscript of “Harry Potter” was rejected 12 times and Kathryn Stockett’s manuscript of “The Help” was rejected 60 times, it can be easy to become despondent about publishing your fiction, even more so for teenage writers aching to voice their thoughts to the world.

However, there’s an abundance of writing competitions . Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival features a number of different competitions which garner hundreds of entries from around the world.

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